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Editorial - Posted by on November 27, 2013

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Editorial: Life sentences

All eyes will be on Solicitor-General Taco Stein this morning when he begins with the presentation of the case for the prosecution against seven defendants in the Vesuvius-case. Most of that attention will go to what this appeals process holds for th

Opinion - Posted by on November 27, 2013

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Opinion: It all begins with tourism

A commentary in the Dutch travel and tourism island paradise St. Maarten reflects the feeling of the local St. Maarten travel industry community. The overall message is not to take the fruits of tourism for granted. Sometimes it’s good to hear stuf

Opinion - Posted by on November 27, 2013

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Opinion: White elephant

The court has spoken and now we will have to wait for the effect. Developer RGM won its court case against the government about the new government administration building on Pond Island. It is hard to believe that any government would order a huge

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 27, 2013

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Court orders government to move into white elephant

Developer RGM wins lawsuit: twelve months to abide St. Maarten – The Court in First Instance has sentenced the government to move into the new government administration building on Pond Island within twelve months – therefore the latest on Nov

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 27, 2013

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Two life sentences at stake

Vesuvius-appeals begin with exhaustive presentation of the facts St. Maarten - A team of around twenty police officers set up shop at the Belair Community Center around eight o'clock yesterday morning to prepare for the first day of the appeal in

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 27, 2013

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Justice Minister updates Parliament “There will never be a crime free St. Maarten”

St. Maarten – “There will never be a crime free St. Maarten, that time has passed,” Minister of Justice Dennis Richardson said as he gave a presentation on the state of affairs of his ministry to the Permanent Committee on Justice in Parliament